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Headlight problems

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by MapleMoose, Jun 6, 2011.

  1. Jun 6, 2011 at 4:48 PM
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    MapleMoose

    MapleMoose [OP] Drunk Canadian

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    I have a 1996 Tacoma and ive been having some headlight issues. This winter my right headlight stopped working so i replaced it. About 2-3 months later the other stopped working. So i replaced that one too. A week later the first one that i replaced also stopped working. So agian i replaced it. And agian a couple days later it stopped working.

    Now when i noticed it stopped working i could get it to work by flipping the lights on and off untill it worked. Suddenly i would hit a bump or turn off the truck and again it wouldnt work.

    Whats going on here?????? I checked the grounds and they seem to be secured just fine. Where should i be looking to trouble shoot this problem.

    Thanks
     
  2. Jun 6, 2011 at 4:52 PM
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    Styx586

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    maybe check ur fuses?
    ???
     
  3. Jun 6, 2011 at 7:21 PM
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    MapleMoose

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    fuses are also good
     
  4. Jun 6, 2011 at 8:47 PM
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    McBride513

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    clean the connections in the sockets, or possibly replace the sockets
     
  5. Jun 6, 2011 at 8:49 PM
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    pudge151

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    i had both mine go out a fee times on my 99, turns out it was something with my remote starter
     
  6. Jun 6, 2011 at 10:48 PM
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    MapleMoose

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    Thanks, ill try that.
     
  7. Jun 7, 2011 at 1:48 PM
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    MapleMoose

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    ...Bump for any other ideas?
     
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